La\Planete des Singes [Pierre Boulle] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Despite being a cult classic of science fiction films, the text upon which Planet of the Apes is based is actually a fairly serious (if not satirical). About the Author. Pierre Boulle est né en à Avignon. Après ses études, il va vivre en Extrême-Orient. Il s’engage et combat tour à tour en Chine.

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Ulysse fell in love with a primitive human female, Nova, whom he had met in the forest at the beginning of his visit to the planet. That was definitely not what I expected. This is a short, enjoyable book.

Published by Pocket first published While most of the humans captured by the hunting party were sold for manual labor, the protagonist was sent to a research facility. It was a different thing but the movie got some stuff right. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. This review piegre been hidden because it contains spoilers.

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Things began to change. I think I may become a keen reader of this type of books.

The einges details, mostly of ape culture, were what I enjoyed most about this one. The thing I liked the most was the Ulysse Merou’s attempts to comunicate with Zira, the “she-ape” as author named her. For example as a reader, we boulld that we all pick and read the better books and we look down on people who read other books not realizing that those could be better than what we are reading. Personally,I tend to see most science fiction as a study of society so I’m not going to say this isn’t it.


View all 3 comments. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? This is what I feel like after reading Planet of the Apes. Ulysse was taken off to the apes’ citywhich looked exactly the same as a human city from 20th-century Earth, except that some smaller furniture existed for the use of the chimpanzees. It’s just that we are too focused on ourselves that we don’t see what they have that we lack.

Then he draws on a notebook to impress Zira, the simian scientist Chapter Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Who doesn’t feel that apes are just slightly too human sometimes? This section does not cite any sources. I give the book to my editor and Pa don’t want to change anything, not even a comma. Attracted by a lovely golden naked woman whom they call Nova, they swim below a scenic waterfall. He escaped in to serve in the Special Forces. Their technology and culture had progressed slowly through the olanete because each generation, for the most part, with what was recognized as characteristically ape-like behavior, imitated those of the past.

Over time the humans became more and more dependent upon the apes, until eventually they became so lazy and degenerate that they were overthrown by their ape servants and fell into the primitive state in ka our protagonist found them. Ulysse was adopted by one of the researchers, Ziraa female chimpanzee, who began to teach him the apes’ language – Zira naturally didn’t understand French being his native tongue on Earthbut Merou was able to dfs his meanings known by sign language.


They were captured by the primitive humans and stayed with them for a few hours.

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When they land, however, they are greeted by a field officer in a Jeep who plahete a gorilla. PotA is an entertaining read but not extremely imaginative.

One can easily read it within a day or two.

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These gorillas were accompanied by chimpanzees, like servants Chapter Ape clothing matches that of 20th century Earth humans, except that the apes wear gloves instead of shoes on their prehensile feet.

Though never having written a screenplay before, Boulle turned in a story called Planet of the Men.

Tres vite livraison, pisrre la communication etait fantastique aussi! Again, the trip took several centuries, but only a relative time of a few years snges the protagonist. When they see her she is unclothed. It does get a little boring at times and not that great, but, overall I liked it. The captives arrive in a city occupied by apes Chapter Some of them were disconcerting. A journalist who took part in the space expedition that lands on Soror, a planet orbiting the star Betelgeuse.